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6/19/2013

6/19/2013
A slight majority of high schools in the mid-Hudson Valley experienced an increase in graduation rates in 2012 and nearly all surpassed the state average, according to new state Education Department data.
6/19/2013
ON June 6, at a middle school in Mooresville, N.C., President Obama set a goal of high-speed Internet in nearly every public school in America in five years. It was a bold and needed pronouncement — except that in 1996 President Clinton said virtually the same thing, calling for libraries and classrooms to be “hooked up to the Information Superhighway by the year 2000.”
6/19/2013
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Washington, D.C.
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New Brunswick Public Schools
New Brunswick, N.J.
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Austin Independent School District
Austin, Texas
6/19/2013
Washington state’s school superintendent says he opposes the expansion of half-days on school calendars and wants lawmakers to act next year to give his office the authority to curb them.
6/19/2013
The flipped learning model of instruction, while virtually unknown a few years ago, is gaining attention and adherents among teachers and administrators in American K-12 and postsecondary classrooms.
6/19/2013
ASCD has selected 25 educators from around the globe for its 2013 Emerging Leaders class. The Emerging Leaders program recognizes and prepares young, promising educators to influence programs, policy, and practice on both the local and national levels.
6/19/2013
The report, “Out of Sync: Many Common Core states have yet to define a Common Core-worthy diploma,” found that of the 45 states that have voluntarily adopted Common Core, only 11 have aligned their graduation requirements in mathematics with those standards.
6/19/2013
President Barack Obama recently applauded the commitment of NASSP (National Association of Secondary School Principals) to raising awareness and understanding of mental health issues and their impact on youth.
6/19/2013
The rankings evaluate 500 gold medal public schools from the 2013 Best High Schools rankings, using Advanced Placement STEM test data for 2011 graduates as the benchmark. Of those schools, 250 earned a numerical rank for their STEM achievement.
6/19/2013
Four members of local unions, two of whom have students in Philly public schools, began a hunger strike early yesterday in front of Gov. Corbett's Center City field office.
6/19/2013
For the second year in a row, the Florida Board of Education may tweak the state’s accountability standards on the eve of the release of school grades.
6/19/2013
Students logging into the summer will receive live assistance from Wowzer’s tutors, allowing students to easily participate without additional teacher or parent oversight.

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